Author Archives: Philip Vinod Peacock

Liturgy, Theology and Disability – Reshaping the Conversation and Ethos ~ Guest Post by Randolph Turner

Randolph Turner is Executive Secretary of Justice and Witness, Council for World Mission The contents of this paper was delivered at a seminar which marks the beginning of a process within the Council for World Mission of engagement on the … Continue reading

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Her Name is Edna ~ Guest Post by Jennifer Henry

  Jennifer Henry is the Executive Director of KAIROS, an ecological justice and human rights organization of eleven Canadian churches and religious organizations.  She lives in Toronto, Canada, and works towards strengthening the integration of theological and biblical reflection and … Continue reading

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Reclaiming life as a new paradigm for religious coexistence ~ Guest Post by Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown, originally from the UK and now living in France, is a former managing editor of Ecumenical News International and currently works in Geneva as Programme Executive for the Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism (www.globethics.net/gtl). Stephen is … Continue reading

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Busan and Ecumenical Space ~ Guest Post by Anders Göranzon

Anders Göranzon is Honorary Lecturer at the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa One of the students, in the module: Ecumenical Perspectives, asked: “Why do you only focus on the World Council of Churches … Continue reading

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Sexuality in an Indonesian Perspective ~ Guest Post by Stephen Suleeman

Stephen Suleeman is a lecturer at Jakarta Theological Seminary.  For the last 15 years he has been organizing activities and training for JTS students on HIV/AIDS and LGBTIQ issues. This article is a modification of a paper that was presented … Continue reading

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Vigilance as an act to subvert the ‘powerful’: Juxtaposing Draupadi and Rizpah

Ch. Sweety Helen is Executive Secretary, Commission on Youth, National Council of Churches in India. A feminist and a Biblical Scholar, here she reflects on the story of Rizpah from the perspectives of Life, Justice and Peace. Introduction: “I won’t … Continue reading

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A Story of ‘Outsiders’ and ‘Inn-siders’ – The ‘Good Samaritan’ within the parable of the Good Samaritan:

  Peniel Jesudason Rufus Rajkumar is Programme Executive Inter-religious Dialogue and Cooperation, World Council of Churches. An Indian Theologian with expertise in Dalit Theology, he was previously Associate Professor of Ethics at the United Theological College, Bangalore.   The 21st century has only … Continue reading

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